Serves millions of Catholics with the life-changing riches of Christ found in authentic Catholic spirituality through Divine Intimacy Radio, Videos, a Blog, Local Talks and Formation Events.
Including contributors such as:
Dan and Stephanie Burke, Dr Anthony Lilles, Fr John Bartunek, Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, Msgr. Charles Pope, Fr. James Brentt, Fr Boniface Hicks and More.
Under the patronage of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, the mission of the Avila Institute is to draw Christians worldwide into deeper union with Christ through mystagogically oriented spiritual education and formation.
Who We Serve:
Priests, Deacons and Religious: Those who provide formation to members of their congregations, their orders, and their dioceses.
Laity: Those involved in the formation of others as Spiritual Directors or Mentors, DREs, Catechists, RCIA Instructors, Baptismal Class Instructors, Parents that home school, Pre-Cana Instructors.
Professionals: Catholic Counselors, Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists, and Chaplains.
Individuals: All those seeking to deepen their relationship with Christ through the spiritual patrimony of the Church.
Faithful Poor: The faithful poor around the world often lack the means to deepen their own faith and to aid in the formation of others. The faithful poor are made up of priests, deacons, and religious who have taken a vow of poverty, or laypeople who simply do not have the means to access the level of education and formation we provide without assistance.
How We Serve Them:
Mystagogically oriented education focused on the pursuit of a transformational relationship with God
Live/Interactive/Online – Location Independent Spiritual Education
Top-rate, Internationally renowned Catholic Faculty
Continuing education in Spiritual Formation
2-4 year Masters Level Spiritual Theology Program
Pre-seminarian High Calling propaedeutic program
The Mission of the Apostles of the Way is to live, light, and lead the Way to union with God.
We are a Catholic community fully embracing the authentic Magisterium of the Catholic Church. We are located all over the world, offering local Gospel Encounter groups in United states, Canada, Mexico, Australia and beyond, with our Home base at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Retreat and Center for Spiritual formation in Montgomery Alabama. We offer free monthly formation every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month at 8:00 AM Central. To join, simply create a membership profile on the website and join the Sojourners group to attend the formation and access past recordings. Joining the website also comes with access to free content such as courses on Mental Prayer, Discernment of Spirits in Marriage, Habitual Sin – How to Overcome it and more. It also includes access groups for Pilgrimages, Gospel Encounter small groups, discussion on different Catholic topics and more, with further opportunities for accountability and formal membership in the community.